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I’ve always loved bean bag chairs. I remember having one that was pink or orange, and it had that sticky vinyl, super plasticky cover that made your legs stick to it. It got a leak, of course, so little staticky beads would slowly fall out and blanket parts of the body.
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As you can see, vast improvements have been made to the bean bag chair! I received this Sumo Omni chair from Sumo, a company that specializes in bean bag chairs of all shapes and sizes and colors. The Omni has a heavy-duty nylon cover and can morph into various configurations.
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I haven’t tried napping on it yet, but I have sat and read a book on it, and it was super comfy. What was great was I squished the chair around so I had a head rest and a book rest (I have wimpy arms, and sometimes they get fatigued holding up a book. You think I’m kidding?).
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I keep waiting for Deedle to give it a shot, but so far she has stayed away from the Sumo Omni. I think it’s a little large for her, and the easy-to-clean nylon cover probably freaks her out. Maybe she just needs a little coaching!
Doesn’t my mother make a good model? A big thank you to Sumo for the chair!

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16 Responses to sumo

  1. Erin says:

    I just love those bean bag chairs. The hotel that my husband and I stay in when we are in San Fransico has them in all of thier rooms.

  2. gaile says:

    your mom is adorable! And that chair is killer cool! I might need to look into one – someday when I’m working again though.

  3. katy says:

    reminds me of a love sac . . .have you heard of these?
    my friend got one for her playroom so her kids wouldn’t have a couch to jump from. nutso.

  4. sally says:

    Oh my goodness, your mother is too cute.
    BTW, TU for the book…Appah loves it.

  5. megan says:

    Does it make crunchy or scratchy noise when you sit in it? It sure looks comfy!

  6. Laura says:

    Your mum is so cute! Makes me wish I could do a photoshoot with my mum…

  7. sara says:

    My couch isn’t coming for another month. Maybe I need one of these.

  8. Hahah your mom ROCKS! Go MOM!

  9. sil says:

    I love your mom! She’s rocking your chair girl. I think she may want it more than you, Miss Weak Arms. Aren’t you a super stud runner athlete, surely you underestimate the power in those arms of yours?

  10. Susan M says:

    Your mom is a great sport! Tell her thanks for modeling the chair for us! My sister had one of those vinyl ones back in the 70’s. Hers was blue. One day we came home from summer camp and our bedrooms were completely redecorated. Hers was horse-themed, except for that chair and I was SO jealous!

  11. sue says:

    Your mom is just dang adorable. She must be alot of fun to be around!

  12. splatgirl says:

    ohhhh I LOVE the red! It’s like a doublewide FATBOY, which we have and love. It’s the best for reading. But I couldn’t sit in ours for the longest time because it made me itchy. I think this was from the little beans outgassing…it definitely had a scent. weird, huh?

  13. maryse says:

    your mom may have sold me a chair. i really want one.

  14. Kathy says:

    We have one of those, and our dog LOVES sleeping on it! He’s a wee thing, only 22 pounds, and it’s hysterical to watch him flop onto the center and sink in enough you can hardly see him.

  15. Alma says:

    Your mom is super model.
    My dogs would be on it in a heartbeat. Anyplace we want to lie down, they are on it.
    Is that FLOR underfoot in the photos? How do you like it?

  16. Lydia says:

    That’s a great bean bag chair. I might have to look into getting one of those. Your mom is sooo cute!

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